District Summary Ratings

A larger number of schools in this district are rated above average in school quality.

Top 5 Schools in This District

These are some of the top-rated public schools in Glendale Union High School District based on a variety of measures, including academic performance and equity. Find out more about GreatSchools ratings.

Academic Summary

Is this district offering opportunity for all its students, or leaving some kids behind? Successful districts are working to close the achievement gap.


Advanced Courses

Rigorous courses can help students prepare for and get into college, including coursework in STEM subjects. Find out more.
Parent Tip
Many successful high school students end up in remedial math courses in college. Is your student prepared for college-level math? Ask this district how they ensure students are well-prepared.


Student Demographics

Schools that create a positive culture help all students thrive. See how.


Teachers & Staff

Parents often value small class sizes, but the truth is more complicated.


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District Finances

How a school district allocates funds can reflect its priorities. Learn more about how these decisions are made.
Parent Tip
District decisions about how to spend money impact your child’s schooling. Here’s how parents can have an influence.


Reviews From Schools in Glendale Union High School District

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Parent / Guardian
December 05, 2022
There is lots of bullying going on at this school. Be careful if you send you kid there, they won't do anything about it. Lucky for them my son waited for the following year when he changed schools to... More
Parent / Guardian
December 04, 2022
High School is challenging no matter what school your student attends. We love that Thunderbird High School has a leadership culture where Juniors and Seniors are strongly encouraged to welcome and... More
Other (school staff, family member, recent alum, etc)
June 18, 2022
Legit the worst staff, coaches, "administration" at a well recognized school, from cutting performing arts programs, to staff talking down on other programs, to the principal belittling staff in... More
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